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26 terms
Ancient Egypt
pharaoh
Nile River
sphinx
irrigation
A king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a politi…
The river the Ancient Egyptians settled around. It flows sout…
Mythological creature thought to have the head of a pharaoh a…
A way of supplying water to an area of land
pharaoh
A king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a politi…
Nile River
The river the Ancient Egyptians settled around. It flows sout…
Ancient Egypt
delta
pharaoh
mummy
pyramids
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
ruler of ancient Egypt
a specially treated body wrapped in cloth for preservation
tombs or burial places for the pharaohs
delta
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
pharaoh
ruler of ancient Egypt
87 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataract
Delta
Inundation
Pyramid
Rocky and shallow sections along the Nile River. There were 6…
The fertile region of Lower Egypt were the 12 tributaries of…
The annual flood of the Nile. This was hugely important to An…
The monumental structures built by the Old Kingdom Pharaohs.…
Cataract
Rocky and shallow sections along the Nile River. There were 6…
Delta
The fertile region of Lower Egypt were the 12 tributaries of…
39 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataracts
delta
Menes
pharaoh
strong rapids
a triangled-shaped area of land made of soil deposited by a r…
1st pharaoh of Egypt
The title used by rulers of Egypt
Cataracts
strong rapids
delta
a triangled-shaped area of land made of soil deposited by a r…
14 terms
Ancient Egypt
divine right
absolute power
afterlife
deity
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
complete control over someone or something
life after death
a god
divine right
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
absolute power
complete control over someone or something
Ancient Egypt
Nile River
Lower Egypt
Upper Egypt
Irrigation System
From central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea
located in the North
located in the South
canals built to bring water to the crops
Nile River
From central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea
Lower Egypt
located in the North
23 terms
Ancient Egypt
silt
dynasty
pyramid
cataract
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
A series of rulers from a single family.
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs for the Egyptian pharaoh…
A large waterfall which creates a natural barrier.
silt
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
dynasty
A series of rulers from a single family.
Ancient Egypt
Nile River
Lower Egypt
Upper Egypt
Irrigation System
From central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea
located in the North
located in the South
canals built to bring water to the crops
Nile River
From central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea
Lower Egypt
located in the North
23 terms
Ancient Egypt
silt
dynasty
pyramid
cataract
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
A series of rulers from a single family.
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs for the Egyptian pharaoh…
A large waterfall which creates a natural barrier.
silt
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
dynasty
A series of rulers from a single family.
26 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataract
Delta
Silt
Fertile
a waterfall
a spot near a river's mouth; water deposits fine soil
a fine soil that is good for growing crops
good for growing crops
Cataract
a waterfall
Delta
a spot near a river's mouth; water deposits fine soil
20 terms
Ancient Egypt
Approximate
Benefit
Century
Complicate
Nearly correct or exact
To receive something that helps well-being
A period of one hundred years
To make complex or difficult
Approximate
Nearly correct or exact
Benefit
To receive something that helps well-being
19 terms
Ancient Egypt
Savanna
Delta
Cataracts
Nation-State
Grassy plain.
Low land formed at the mouth of some rivers by silt.
Series of rapids and waterfalls.
A region with a single government and a united group of people.
Savanna
Grassy plain.
Delta
Low land formed at the mouth of some rivers by silt.
14 terms
Ancient Egypt
Canopic jars -
Hieroglyphics -
Imhotep -
Mummy-
Special jars that held the organs of a mummy including the lu…
A type of writing used by the Ancient Egyptians that used a c…
The architect of the first Egyptian pyramid. He was also the…
A dead body that has been specially preserved using embalming…
Canopic jars -
Special jars that held the organs of a mummy including the lu…
Hieroglyphics -
A type of writing used by the Ancient Egyptians that used a c…
19 terms
Ancient Egypt
Empire
Flood Plain
Irrigation
Monotheism
Many territories and people who are controlled by one governm…
low, flat land that is covered with water when streams and ri…
a way to water land... some used this to help stop flooding.
The belief in one God.
Empire
Many territories and people who are controlled by one governm…
Flood Plain
low, flat land that is covered with water when streams and ri…
15 terms
Ancient Egypt
cataract
delta
shadoof
papyrus
dangerous, fast-moving waters
a fan-shaped area of marshy land at a river's mouth
a bucket attached to a long pole, used to move water for irri…
a reed plant that grows along the Nile River
cataract
dangerous, fast-moving waters
delta
a fan-shaped area of marshy land at a river's mouth
14 terms
Ancient Egypt
divine right
absolute power
afterlife
deity
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
complete control over someone or something
life after death
a god
divine right
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
absolute power
complete control over someone or something
15 terms
Ancient Egypt
silt
delta
afterlife
cataract
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
A life believed to follow death
A waterfall in which a large volume of water flows over a ste…
silt
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
delta
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
23 terms
Ancient Egypt
silt
dynasty
pyramid
cataract
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
A series of rulers from a single family.
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs for the Egyptian pharaoh…
A large waterfall which creates a natural barrier.
silt
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
dynasty
A series of rulers from a single family.
18 terms
Ancient Egypt
cataract
delta
dynasty
nobles
A long set of rapids or waterfalls on a river
A triangular area of land formed from silt deposits at the mo…
A sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
people from rich and powerful families
cataract
A long set of rapids or waterfalls on a river
delta
A triangular area of land formed from silt deposits at the mo…
15 terms
Ancient Egypt
Nile River
pyramids
pharaohs
afterlife
The river that flows through Egypt; the longest river in the…
structures built in Ancient Egypt; Built by hand of large sto…
the kings of ancient Egypt
life after death
Nile River
The river that flows through Egypt; the longest river in the…
pyramids
structures built in Ancient Egypt; Built by hand of large sto…
21 terms
Ancient Egypt
delta
pharaoh
mummy
pyramids
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
ruler of ancient Egypt
a specially treated body wrapped in cloth for preservation
tombs or burial places for the pharaohs
delta
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
pharaoh
ruler of ancient Egypt
22 terms
Ancient Egypt
delta
pharaoh
mummy
pyramids
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
ruler of ancient Egypt
a specially treated body wrapped in cloth for preservation
tombs or burial places for the pharaohs
delta
fertile, flat land made of silt dropped by a river as it drai…
pharaoh
ruler of ancient Egypt
12 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataract
Delta
Papyrus
Hieroglyphics
Narrow cliffs and boulders in the Nile form WILD RAPIDS
Branches of a river that fan out over an area of fertile soil.
Reed plant that grows along the Nile River that was a useful…
Egyptian writing system made up of hundreds of picture symbols.
Cataract
Narrow cliffs and boulders in the Nile form WILD RAPIDS
Delta
Branches of a river that fan out over an area of fertile soil.
16 terms
Ancient Egypt
obelisk
hieroglyphic
delta
papyrus
a four- sided pillar with a top shaped like a pyramid
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable or sound
land formed by mud and sand at the mouth of a river
a tall reed that grows in the Nile Valley, the center was use…
obelisk
a four- sided pillar with a top shaped like a pyramid
hieroglyphic
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable or sound
20 terms
Ancient Egypt
cataract
delta
linen
Hieroglyphics
high waterfall or rapids that are along the South Nile; make…
triangle-shaped deposit of rich soil near the river's mouth
fabric woven from fibers of the flax plant; lightweight and p…
the writing of the Egyptians uses hieroglyphs, or pictures th…
cataract
high waterfall or rapids that are along the South Nile; make…
delta
triangle-shaped deposit of rich soil near the river's mouth
23 terms
Ancient Egypt
silt
dynasty
pyramid
cataract
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
A series of rulers from a single family.
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs for the Egyptian pharaoh…
A large waterfall which creates a natural barrier.
silt
Rich, fertile soil left behind after the Nile River flooded.…
dynasty
A series of rulers from a single family.
13 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataract
Delta
Silt
Black Lands
A large waterfall
A triangular area of land formed from deposits at the mouth o…
Fine grained sediments carried by rivers. The Nile carries la…
Land close to the Nile River Delta covered each year with ric…
Cataract
A large waterfall
Delta
A triangular area of land formed from deposits at the mouth o…
28 terms
Ancient Egypt
unique
cataracts
delta
isolate
one of a kind; different from all others
a waterfall or rapids in a river
a fan-shaped area of silt near where a river flows into the sea
to separate from others
unique
one of a kind; different from all others
cataracts
a waterfall or rapids in a river
31 terms
Ancient Egypt
Hatshepsut
cataract
delta
silt
She was a New Kingdom Pharaoh that took power when her husban…
rock filled rapids
A river delta is a land form that forms at the mouth of a riv…
A mixture of rich, fertile soil left behind by flooded rivers…
Hatshepsut
She was a New Kingdom Pharaoh that took power when her husban…
cataract
rock filled rapids
32 terms
Ancient Egypt
Papyrus
Quarry
reeds
delta
Egyptian paper; made from reed plants found along the Nile
Mining for stone in the ground
a plant rather like grass that grows in or near water
A triangular area of land formed from deposits at the mouth o…
Papyrus
Egyptian paper; made from reed plants found along the Nile
Quarry
Mining for stone in the ground
18 terms
Ancient Egypt
embalming
amulet
canopic jar
artifact
the process of treating a dead body to preserve it and preven…
a jewel or ornament that is thought to bring good luck
a container for storing internal organs of a dead body
a man-made object or tool from an earlier culture
embalming
the process of treating a dead body to preserve it and preven…
amulet
a jewel or ornament that is thought to bring good luck
31 terms
Ancient Egypt
cataracts
hieroglyphics
Middle Kingdom
monotheism
waterfalls along the Nile River
a form of writing based on pictures
2000-1800 BCE- called the "Period of Reunification" after a t…
a belief in one god
cataracts
waterfalls along the Nile River
hieroglyphics
a form of writing based on pictures
9 terms
Ancient Egypt
King Menes
King Khafre
King Khufu
Imhotep
first pharaoh
face on Sphinx
Great Pyramid at Gizah
built first pyramid
King Menes
first pharaoh
King Khafre
face on Sphinx
8 terms
Ancient Egypt
Hieroglyphics
Dynasty
Delta
Unify
A written system made up of a combination of pictures and sou…
A line of rulers from one family.
A fan-shaped area of silt near where a river flows into the s…
To unite or to bring together into one unit.
Hieroglyphics
A written system made up of a combination of pictures and sou…
Dynasty
A line of rulers from one family.
12 terms
Ancient Egypt
pyramid
tribute
cataract
delta
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs of Egyptian pharaohs bui…
a regular payment made to a powerful state or nation by a wea…
large waterfall
a landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
pyramid
Huge, triangular shaped burial tombs of Egyptian pharaohs bui…
tribute
a regular payment made to a powerful state or nation by a wea…
17 terms
Ancient Egypt
Delta
Silt
pyramid
Economy
a fan shaped are of silt near where a river flows into the sea
A mixture of soil and small rocks.
Great stone tomb built for an Egyptian pharoah
the way people use and manage resources
Delta
a fan shaped are of silt near where a river flows into the sea
Silt
A mixture of soil and small rocks.
17 terms
Ancient Egypt
Cataract
Delta
Pharaoh
Dynasty
wild rapids
an area of sediment soil or minerals
King of a united Egypt
line of rulers from the same family
Cataract
wild rapids
Delta
an area of sediment soil or minerals
24 terms
Ancient Egypt
obelisk
hieroglyphic
delta
papyrus
a four- sided pillar with a top shaped like a pyramid
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable or sound
land formed by mud and sand at the mouth of a river
a tall reed that grows in the Nile Valley, the center was use…
obelisk
a four- sided pillar with a top shaped like a pyramid
hieroglyphic
a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable or sound
16 terms
Ancient Egypt
Egypt
Nile
cataracts
cataracts
warm, sunny climate in North Africa
longest river in the world
wild rapids
natural barrier from invaders
Egypt
warm, sunny climate in North Africa
Nile
longest river in the world
13 terms
Ancient Egypt
delta
cataracts
Menes
pharaoh
Triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at th…
rapids along a river, such as those along the Nile in Egypt
The king who unifed Egypt.
A ruler of ancient Egypt
delta
Triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at th…
cataracts
rapids along a river, such as those along the Nile in Egypt
20 terms
Unit 2 - Ancient Egypt
Nile River
Upper Egypt
Lower Egypt
Pharaoh
The longest river in the world that begins in central Africa,…
The southern region of Egypt.
The northern region located down-river.
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt.
Nile River
The longest river in the world that begins in central Africa,…
Upper Egypt
The southern region of Egypt.
9 terms
Ancient Egypt
Pharaoh
Mummy
Pyramid
Nile River
Pharao
Mumie
Pyramide
blauer Nil
Pharaoh
Pharao
Mummy
Mumie
11 terms
Ancient Egypt Vocab
Silt
Delta
Irrigation
Unification
A fertile mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock.
Very fertile, flat land made of silt left behind as a river d…
The watering of land by means of canals or pipes.
The joining of separate parts into one.
Silt
A fertile mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock.
Delta
Very fertile, flat land made of silt left behind as a river d…
37 terms
Ancient Egypt
Nile River
Nile Delta
Fertile
Mummification
The longest river in the world; the Ancient Egyptians depende…
The most fertile area of land in Egypt located end of the Nil…
Able to produce good crops
Process of preserving one's physical body so the soul can liv…
Nile River
The longest river in the world; the Ancient Egyptians depende…
Nile Delta
The most fertile area of land in Egypt located end of the Nil…
23 terms
Ancient Egypt
Theocracy
Torah
Prophets
Ten Commandments
A government ruled by religious leaders who is believed to re…
The Hebrew name for the first five books of the Old Testament
People who are said to receive messages from God to be taught…
A set of laws for responsible behavior, which, according to t…
Theocracy
A government ruled by religious leaders who is believed to re…
Torah
The Hebrew name for the first five books of the Old Testament
35 terms
Ancient Egypt
Nile River
cataracts
Nile Delta
Sahara Desert
longest river in Egypt, flowing 4,000 miles north to the Medi…
wild rapids formed by narrow cliffs and boulders;... natural bar…
fan-shaped area of fertile soil as the Nile empties into the…
largest desert in the world, located west of the Nile River;…
Nile River
longest river in Egypt, flowing 4,000 miles north to the Medi…
cataracts
wild rapids formed by narrow cliffs and boulders;... natural bar…
24 terms
Ancient Civilizations: Ancient Egypt
cataracts
delta
Menes
pharaoh
rapids that form on a river
triangle-shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a ri…
Egypt's first pharaoh, and founder (the one who started) the…
title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt; thought to be a go…
cataracts
rapids that form on a river
delta
triangle-shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a ri…
12 terms
Ancient Egypt vocabulary
cataracts
delta
pharaoh
dynasty
dangerous, fast-moving waters
a fan-shaped area of fertile marshland
An Egyptian ruler who was called a king
a line of rulers from one family
cataracts
dangerous, fast-moving waters
delta
a fan-shaped area of fertile marshland
Ancient Egypt
cataract
delta
shadoof
papyrus
...
...
...
...
cataract
...
delta
...
6 terms
Ancient Egypt
pharaoh
deity
embalming
mummy
Egyptian king
god or goddess
process of preserving a dead body
body wrapped in linen to preserve it
pharaoh
Egyptian king
deity
god or goddess
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